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Nanotechnology Innovation Center of Kansas State

Research Equipment

Dr. Monteiro's labDr. Monteiro's laboratory includes

  • two Thermo Scientific Series II water jacketed incubators;
  • two Thermo Scientific 1300 Series A2 biological safety cabinets;
  • three Thermolyne Locator Jr. cryo storage system with alarm;
  • one Fisher Isotemp laboratory refrigerator;
  • one Kenmore refrigerator/freezer;
  • one Fisher Isotemp 220 water bath;
  • one Thermo Scientific Sorval ST16R refrigerated centrifuge;
  • one Fisher accuSpin Micro 17 microcentrifuge;
  • one Fisher Accumet AB15 pH meter;
  • two Fisher Vortex Genies;
  • two Fisher hotplate/stirrers;
  • one Fisher Isotemp ultralow freezer;
  • one Mettler Toledo SX204 analytical balance;
  • one Fisher Isotemp 282A vacuum oven;
  • one Fisher FS20 sonicator;
  • one Thermo Scientific multi-block heater;
  • one Harvey MC8 benchtop autoclave;
  • one Steris SV-120 prevacuum sterilizer;
  • one Thermo Scientific FH100 peristaltic pump;
  • one Fisher Isotemp recirculating water bath;
  • one Harvard Apparatus syringe pump;
  • one Luminex 200 Milliplex analyzer with desktop;
  • one IKA MTS 2/4 digital plate shaker;
  • one BioTek Synergy H1M UV/Vis spectrophotometer with gas incubator that reads absorbance, fluorescence, and luminescence with desktop and integrated software;
  • one Bio Rad TC10 automated cell counter;
  • one Olympus BH-2 microscope;
  • one Olympus SZH stereomicroscope;
  • one AO Scientific stereomicroscope;
  • one Olympus IX-73 inverted fluorescent microscope with digital camera, desktop, and integrated software;
  • one Olympus CKX-41 inverted microscope with digital camera and desktop;
  • one Lumina-I fiber optic light;
  • one CytoViva 150 microscope and imaging system with desktop and integrated software;
  • one NanoSight LM10-HSBFT14 Nanoparticle Characterization System with desktop and integrated software;
  • one Malvern Zetasizer Nano ZSP with Microrheology feature and desktop and integrated software;
  • one Tissue-Tek VIP 6 tissue processor;
  • one Tissue-Tek tissue embedding system;
  • one Leica RM2235 manual rotary microtome;
  • one Leica ST5020 Multistainer;
  • one Leica CM1950 cryostat;
  • one Fisher floatation bath;
  • one Dell Precision T3500 desktop with backup drive;
  • one Dell Optiplex 9010 desktop with backup drive;
  • one HP LaserJet Pro 400 color printer.

In addition, the NICKS Center has its own electron microscopy facilities which houses a new Tecnai G2Spirit Bio (TWIN) transmission electron microscope, and an Hitachi S-3500N scanning electron microscope.